52-year-old MacKenzie Scott, who was previously married to Amazon founder and the world’s second richest man, Jeff Bezos, has filed for divorce from her second husband, Dan Jewett.
According to reports, Scott submitted a petition for divorce in the King County Superior Court in Washington State on Monday, September 26, 2022.
The petition revealed that information about the former couple’s division of property is in a separate contract that they agreed to. The contract is not available to the public.
It was, however, gathered that Jewett, a former Seattle science teacher did not contest the separation.
Jewett and Scott tied the knot in March 2021. Their nuptials came two years after Scott divorced Bezos.
The Amazon founder and Scott had been married since 1993. She was left with a 4% stake in Amazon after their divorce.
Their settlement was the most expensive divorce in history as Scott’s Amazon stock was worth more than $36 billion.
Since her separation from Bezos, Scott has made large donations to multiple charities and equity causes.
A report in June 2021 stated that Scott and Jewett had given $2.7 billion to 286 organizations.
In the report, Scot revealed that she and her husband made the donations as a “signal of trust and encouragement” to the recipients and their causes. She also listed all of the organizations.
“My team’s efforts are governed by a humbling belief that it would be better if disproportionate wealth were not concentrated in a small number of hands, and that the solutions are best designed and implemented by others,” she said at the time.
“Though we still have a lot to learn about how to act on these beliefs without contradicting and subverting them, we can begin by acknowledging that people working to build power from within communities are the agents of change. Their service supports and empowers people who go on to support and empower others.”